Re: META: Improving the list (was: Can we please dekookify the list?)
Sun, 28 Feb 1999 11:08:28 EST

In a message dated 99-02-28 10:56:55 EST, (den Otter) wrote:

> > discussion of that topic.  There are many examples of such very worthwhile

> > "daughter lists" that have been spawned by material that has been first
> > discussed here, both sponsored by ExI and otherwise.
> A nice idea, but it usually doesn't work. I'm on several of those
> daugther lists, and none of those have ever had any (serious)
> activity, i.e. they're dead. How's the NodeNet thing doing? My
> guess is not too well.

Actually, the NodeNet law forum (the only one in which I participate actively) has had periods of pretty good dialogue, and essentially no noise at all. The traffic is not constant, though, which is fine by me and, judging by the lack of complaint, the other subscribers. I'd say it's worked quite well.

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